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South Carolina legislator proposes shortening time for divorce

...institution ordained by God and it should not be entered into lightly or dissolved easily," said Mark Hendrick, a public policy director with the convention.Oran Smith of Palmetto Family Council said such a significant change to divorce law should...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-03-08/south-carolina-legislator-pro
Appeal waits 10 years to be heard

...EYEWITNESS ERROR is the leading cause of wrongful convictions throughout the country, said Sara Totonchi, the public policy director of the Southern Center for Human Rights. "Despite good intentions of witnesses who want to help solve a crime...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/04/27/met_521884.shtml
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Questions remain over registry

...13,000 sex offenders versus 159 county sheriffs and state Attorney General Thurbert Baker. Sara Totonchi, a public policy director for the Southern Center for Human Rights, said her organization has lodged additional appeals since last summer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/08/22/met_140621.shtml
Metro | Columbia County Board of Education
Registry law hits harder

...very hard to comply," but the new law is making compliance extremely difficult, said Sara J. Totonchi, the public policy director of the Southern Center for Human Rights. The Atlanta center filed suit last summer challenging the law's provision...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/02/13/met_116316.shtml
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State court costs mount

...than 30 lawsuits at the county level from individuals objecting to parts of the new law, said Sara Totonchi, a public policy director for the Southern Center for Human Rights, which filed the federal lawsuit. Ms. Totonchi, who followed the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/21/met_93285.shtml
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Sex offenders living options greatly limited

...and other new off-limits spots. "Our lawsuit is about all the new provisions," said Sara Totonchi, the public policy director for the Southern Center for Human Rights, which along with the American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia filed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/13/met_92400.shtml
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Request to court may stall evictions

...there were no existing bus stops at the time, so people were in no imminent harm," said Sara Totonchi, the public policy director for the Southern Center for Human Rights. "Now, we can see in the difference of 12 hours that harm is there...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/07/27/met_90379.shtml
Metro | Columbia County Board of Education
Judge might extend ruling

...of designated school bus stops. "There's literally hundreds of thousands of them," said Sara Totonchi, a public policy director at the Southern Center for Human Rights. "In rural areas, literally every house could be and often is a school...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/07/10/met_88397.shtml
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Sex offenders await decision on restraining order

...10 years in prison. In an e-mail announcement of the most recent developments, Sara J. Totonchi, SCHR's public policy director, wrote: "As you know, the federal judge in the case has determined the bus stop provision is probably unconstitutional...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/28/met_86975.shtml
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Single-sex education spreads across nation

...out the most basic legal standards prohibiting sex discrimination in education." Lisa Maatz, the group's public policy director, said not enough research exists to show that single-sex schools truly improve performance. "There are other...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/12/met_85035.shtml
Metro | Westside High School